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Bunker Parasite???

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I've been noticing more and more lately that the bunker I've been netting have some slimy thing hanging off their sides. It looks like a 2 inch piece of seaweed, but when you pull it, it's anchored into their side. The only thing I can think of is a parasite of some sort or a worm. I didn't think to get a picture. Anyone know what it is?
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I have also seen this "parasite". I don't know too much about it except that fact that its has become more common among adult bunker that i have caught this year. In some cases the "parasite" is rooted so deep that they start bleeding profusely one it is taken out
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